Taste of Ireland 8 days
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A Unique lake with the unpronounceable name
  Sometimes it seems that the lake, which is called the Elgygytgyn for it already deserves attention. Fortunately, it not only is interesting this is one of the many unique…

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A Tour from Ekaterinburg Sol-Iletsk - Salt lakes of Orenburg region
  Sol-Iletsk is a small town located in the Orenburg region, on the border of Russia and Kazakhstan, 970 km from Ekaterinburg. There are salt lakes with similar water composition…

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Clear lake

 

In the five years of the action “360 minutes for Baikal” from the shores of the lake took out 140 trucks garbage

Annual all-Russian action of En+ Group “360 minutes for Baikal” this year will be held for the fifth time. In honor of the anniversary, the organizers decided to hold it in the form of eco-marathon, which consists of five environmental activities. As noted by the Director of public relations En+ Group Elena Rollins . “all shares of marathon dedicated to educational changes on the lake Baikal. June 18, on the Small sea began to work the robotics, for ten days in it will be trained 90 trainers on robotics. They also will clean coast of Baikal”.

On the same day, 50 employees the EuroSibEnergo removed debris from another point on the coast — on the territory of Baikal biosphere reserve, near the village of Tankhoi. Thus, the ecological marathon is held simultaneously on the territory of two regions — Irkutsk region and Buryat Republic.

For several hours the volunteers collected 400 bags of trash and about a ton of scrap metal. All the garbage (aluminum cans, plastic bottles, glass and scrap iron) will be sent for recycling or disposed of in a special way.

The second stage of the marathon with the participation of young professionals from the camp of Energomera will be held in a month. Continue reading

Cycling through the Karelian isthmus

Priozersk-Larionova-repairings-Brusnichka-6 [10 km]

Asphalt highway with heavy traffic.

Priozersk-Larionova-Eye-coastal-9 [22 km]

Motor to asphalt, then gravel road. The traffic is weak. Possible sand.

The roads

11-9-10 [18 km] highway Gravel, sometimes sand. Passes through a picturesque area with a pine forest. On the left, almost all over the highway, steep slope to the coastal terrace of lake Ladoga. Good approaches to lake no.

10-8-12 [20 km] Gravel highway, rocks, sand. After the Solar village — asphalt. The terrain is flat, only in the Ural district of the village a number of UPS and downs.

12-1-6 [18 km] Asphalt highway St.-Petersburg-Priozersk. Intensive traffic.

1-2-3-4-5 [12 km] of Forest road with a hard, sandy coating passes through the pine forest. On the left you can see the lake of Sewage. It is very swampy, access to the water there. Special attention should be paid to the plot 2-3-4, as a straight piece 2-4 impassable, the road is completely overgrown. In point 4 can meet wetlands, the road descends almost to the level of Shrub swamps stretching to the right. Then the road opens out onto a large cutting and is suitable Continue reading

The Pink lake Hillier

 

The Hillier lake (Lake Hillier) located on the Middle island ( Middle Island ), the biggest of the Islands and islets that make up the archipelago Recherch ( Archipelago of the Recherche ), scattered along the southern coast of Western Australia .

Small salty lake-Hillier . surrounded by a belt of white salt, more like something fabulous and Woosnam than the actual natural formation in the middle of the ocean. On all sides it is surrounded by the greenery of various species of eucalyptus and paper trees, which from the dark-blue waves of the ocean separates the narrow strip of white sand.

The peculiarity of this lake is its bright pink color . The color is permanent and does not change when water is taken into the container. The length of the lake is about six hundred meters. A narrow strip of land consisting of sand dunes and covered with vegetation separates the lake from the ocean.

Serenely and majestically stretches of the Australian coast mysterious, surrounded by many legends and fascinating beauty of the pink lake Hillier.

It is a miracle lake on middle island (eng. the “Middle Island”), which is part of the archipelago, consisting of hundreds of small Islands and stretches for many kilometres along the southern coast of Australia. The entire island Hillier Continue reading

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Killarney is a charming Irish town
Killarney (which means "Church thorn branch") is located on the coast in the South-Western corner of Ireland. There are well-known lakes of Killarney. The beauty of the surroundings and a…

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Volcanic lakes and Italian Goodies
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